Demoralized Federal troops begin a long retreat out of southwestern Missouri after their defeat at Wilson’s Creek.
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The Battle of Wilson’s Creek
Federals not only suffer a second major defeat within a month, but they lose an army commander as well.
Getting Into Fighting Order
Secessionists defeat a Federal detachment in a minor clash as both sides scramble to link with their main forces in southwestern Missouri.
The Battle of Brice’s Crossroads
June 10, 1864 – Major General Nathan Bedford Forrest scored one of his greatest victories against the Federal effort to stop his Confederates from harassing
Eastern Tennessee: Longstreet Wins and Foster Leaves
January 28, 1864 – The Federals looked to follow up their victory at Fair Gardens, while Major General Ulysses S. Grant looked to replace the
Eastern Tennessee: The Sevierville Engagement
January 26, 1864 – Federals and Confederates clashed for two days, resulting in minor victories for both sides in this forbidding region of eastern Tennessee.